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To coup or not to coup in Myanmar

Rumors are swirling Myanmar’s military could stage a putsch to prevent Aung San Suu Kyi’s newly elected government from taking office

CHIANG MAI – With tanks in the streets of Yangon, rising political tensions in the capital Naypyitaw and top brass rumblings over alleged irregularities at November’s…

  • Bertil Lintner
  • Asia Times

Indeed, military chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing has recently said that a coup can not be ruled out. It would not be difficult for the military to manufacture a crisis that allowed it to…

It’s not clear what is driving the military’s latest rumblings, though some speculate they…

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